Fibulae & Pectorals

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Khenifra, North Morocco

Early 20th century. Silver, coral, enamel, glass. Each fibulae is approx. cm 26,5 x cm. 5,8 (10.43" x 2.28"). Gr. 249,3 (8.79 oz). Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the coat. Beautiful pair. For more inform ation and similar examples: "Tiserai - The Fibule Au Maroc", by Ileana Marchesani, Franco D'Alessandro...

Tuareg Hoggar Talisman – TERAOUT – Algeria

Tribal metal. Cm. 25,5 x cm. 20,5 (10.03" x 8.07"). Grams 184,9 (6.52 oz.). These large embossed pectorals Tera (singular: Teraout) are particularly appreciated by Tuareg Hoggar-Tassili women. They consist of an assembly in several flat triangular plates, coated with a plate of ordinary metal, which gives them a certain...

Tuareg Hoggar Talisman – TARAOUT – Algeria

Tribal metal on iron sheet, copper and brass decorations. Whitout the leather strip, approx. cm. 37,0 high x cm. 18,5 width (14.56″ x 7.28″); gr. 154,0 (5.43 oz.). A genuine Taraout from Tuareg Hoggar, Algeria. These rare elaborate talismans were worn by women of noble Birth. The Tuareg people inhabit a large area,...

Tuareg Hoggar Talisman – TARAOUT – Algeria

Tribal metal on iron sheet, brass decorations. Approx. cm. 26,5 high x cm. 21,5 width (10.43″ x 8.46″); gr. 195,2 (6.88 oz.). A genuine Taraout from Tuareg Hoggar, Algeria. These rare elaborate talismans were worn by women of noble Birth. The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the...

Large Berber Beads Talisman – Haha, Morocco

1960-1970. Cm. 39,0 high x cm. 18,0 width (15.35" x 7.08”); gr. 206,5 (7.28 oz.). The Haha are a Berber people in the Western High Atlas in Morocco. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and...